Oliver Evans (1755-1819)

Oliver Evans (1755-1819) (HM10V6)

Location: Newport, DE 19804 New Castle County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 42.852', W 75° 36.371'

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Inventor and Engineer

Born in Newport, Delaware, September 13, 1755, son of Charles and Ann Stalcop Evans. Invented automatic machinery for flour mills; first high-pressure steam engine adapted to commercial use in America; and first American land vehicle to move under steam power. Died in New York City April 15, 1819.
HM NumberHM10V6
Marker NumberN.C. 71
Year Placed1966
Placed ByPublic Archives Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 4:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 448041 N 4396212
Decimal Degrees39.71420000, -75.60618333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 42.852', W 75° 36.371'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 42' 51.12" N, 75° 36' 22.26" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 209 E Market St, Newport DE 19804, US
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